Similarities and Differences

Paper instructions:
Introduction

Objectives

Examine and apply the idea of universal human fears and needs
Demonstrate understanding of the social construction and implications of identities, cultural dimensions, cultural characteristics, and cultural expressions
Apply your understanding of multicultural ideas to real-world situations
Improve writing and articulation skills

Readings

Schwalbe: Preface, Ch 5-6
Starting this week, consult the Pew Research Center website. Click on Social Trends, then on Topics. A list of topics appears on the left. Also look at the

other headings – Religion, Global, Media, etc., and see the list of topics under those headings. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/

Assignments

Discussion: Similarities and Differences
*Paper: Interview

please read  ch5-6

Wk 3 Discussion: Similarities and Differences

Argue your position on whether understanding others is better done from a position of how we are alike or how we are different (consider values, fears and needs,

cultural expressions, primary and secondary characteristics). Discuss: Which is better from an organizational point of view in terms of ability to accomplish goals?

Why?